Dr. Meera C. Das

Botany Department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

Ph.D. (NEHU)

Dr. Meera C. Das passed B.Sc from Lady Keane Girls’ College, Shillong, securing 1st class 2nd in the year 1995. She did her M.Sc from NEHU also securing 1st class 3rd position in the year 1998. She qualified NET (CSIR, fellowship) in the year 2002. She obtained her Ph.D degree from NEHU on the topic “In vitro propagation of Cymbidium devonianum and Dendrobium lituiflorum, rare and threatened epiphytic orchids of North East India” in the year 2007.

As a research scholar, she participated in poster and oral presentations, symposiums and seminars conducted by the orchid society of India.

She joined Mizoram University as lecturer in the Department of Biotechnology from January-March 2007 and joined NEHU as a lecturer in Botany Department on 29th March, 2007. At present she is teaching Plant Development and reproduction and Plant Anatomy in M.Sc. level. She has one International publication and authored one chapter in a book Her current interest include tissue culture, cryopreservation and establishment of cryo-genebank for some threatened and endangered plants of North East India particularly Meghalaya.